Re: Bug#293932: profile.py has non-free license
[debian-legal, how do other packages handle the md5 stuff?]
Joe Wreschnig writes:
> Package: python
> Severity: serious
> The license for the Python profiler does not allow it to be copied or
> modified independently of other Python programs. This is a violation of
> DFSG #3 (and also is just stupid). This bug affects likely every version
> of Python in Debian (and that ever was in Debian) (and so IMO should not
> hold up the sarge release).
ok, I'll address this upstream.
> Howeer, /usr/share/doc/python2.4/copyright does not include this
> license. In fact, almost none of the licenses at
> http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/node822.html are included. At
> least http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/node826.html also looks
will add the licenses to the 2.3 and 2.4 pacakges.
debian-legal, how do other packages handle the md5 stuff?
Copyright (C) 1991-2, RSA Data Security, Inc. Created 1991. All
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